Tortosa Vidal

Andrea Tortosa Vidal

Andrea Tortosa Vidal was born in 1986 in Alicante, Spain and received her education at the Estudio de Danza María de Ávila. During her studies she won prizes in Zaragoza (2001, 2003), Torrelavega (2002) and Castellón (2004). She was able to continue her training for one year at NDT 2. Her professional career began at the Basel Ballet from where she moved to the Italian Aterballetto in 2008. She resumed her work at Theater Basel in 2012 and has been dancing in Richard Wherlock’s company ever since. She has created various choreographic works, such as ‹Calzini Diversi› (2010), ‹1x4=1› (2011), ‹Generazione Persa› (2012), ‹Playground› (2015), ‹Being Frank Pedersen› (2017) ‹Untitled› (2016), ‹Nachtklang Experimental› (2018), ‹Studies for one Disklavier piano II› (2018). She regularly gives lessons in classical and modern dance and was nominated Dancer of the Year in 2016. She has worked with choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Mauro Bigonzetti, Johan Inger, Hofesh Shechter, Alexander Ekman, Angeline Preljocaj, Bryan Arias, Itzik Galili, Stijn Celis, Jiří Pokorný and Richard Wherlock. In 2020 she will lead the education project ‹Suite de Danses Expérimentales›, which will take place together with the Basel Chamber Orchestra and the Fachmaturitätsschule Basel.